Tag Archive | mythology

Writers: When Writing About Mythological Gender/Sex

  Tweet of the Day: The Complexities of Trans Gerudo Town Remember that in most traditions, the Deities/Gods are pansexual for a variety of reasons: 1. They were the first beings at or before the creation of the universe. In order for the creation to make sense, the deities need to be flexible in a […]

Welcome to Hellas

  Tweet of the Day: Robert Goddard’s Secret Plan for the Future of Mankind in Space ——- Which is Greek for…Greece. But this is not just a post about a summer holiday down on the bright blue med, basking in the white brightness of hillside homes in Santorini, this is about something else entirely: A […]

Genre as Argument: Fantasy

Tweet of the Day: Dreaming of Souvlaki ——- If science fiction looks toward a technological utopia then fantasy appeals to an agrarian golden age. Fantasy as an identified genre is relatively new, newer than sci-fi, but as storytelling theme it has been around since the beginning of time. This theme can be divided into four […]

TV Tropes Monday: Eldritch Abominations

Tweet of the Day: Into the Gothic World of the Monk ——- They come from realms beyond comprehension…. Things man was not meant to see….. Abominations that oozed non-Euclidean geometries…. Madness incarnate….. Destroyers of worlds….. Enter the Eldrich Abomination, exit Sanity…. These things, for a lack of a better word (although you may no lack […]

On Writing: Fan Fiction

Tweet of the Day: Exercise Your “What-if” Muscle ——– According to Wikipedia, fan fiction is: Fan fiction (alternately referred to as fanfiction, fanfic, FF, or fic) is a broadly-defined term for fan labor regarding stories about characters (or simply fictional characters) or settings written by fans of the original work, rather than by the original […]

Fantasy: Arthurian Legend

Tweet of the Day: Silver Screen Wishes and Movie Theater Dreams ——– At the heart of British identity, interwoven with strands of re-imagined histories, political positioning and burgeoning myths, lies the complex set of tales known as the Arthurian Legend(s). Current historical theory posits that the “real” Arthur was a 5th century warlord by the […]